For Malia F., the family’s flock led to hen bonding, a case of chicken math, a nasty pecking order incident and an introduction to poultry exhibition.
One of the original dual-purpose birds, the Redcap chicken is slowly starting to make a comeback. Learn more about this historic poultry below.
New chicks means it’s time to check the brooder for drafts, damage and other detrimental conditions. This checklist will get your brooder up and ready for new baby birds!
Exotic birds can provide some varied beauty and sustainable income for many hobby farmers, but you need to follow a few rules to raise these fowl right.
It’s important to provide appropriate rations for poultry, but your chickens will enjoy food scraps, too. Check out these “free” foods for the coop!
When this chicken-keeper decided to build a DIY chicken tractor using salvaged materials, not everything went smoothly. Here’s what worked and didn’t in this DIY build.
Chickens are the obvious poultry choice, but there’s a strong market for specialty poultry, too, such as goose, quail, guinea fowl and more.
In this article, we shed some light on why chickens don’t lay eggs in the winter months—and when you can expect your backyard broodies to start again.